Bilingual Multicultural Education/TESOL, M.S. - Residency Program

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/world-languages-and-literatures/programs 

Program Sequence - 30 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program adviser to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.  

Core Courses (18 credits)

TSL 502 — Descriptive Linguistics - 3 credits
TSL 503 — Second Language Acquisition - 3 credits
TSL 510 — TESOL: Principles and Practices - 3 credits
TSL 511 — TESOL: Methods and Materials - 3 credits
TSL 515 — Bilingual Education: Principles and Practices - 3 credits
TSL 563 – Immigration and English Language Learners - 3 credits

Directed Elective Courses (12 credits)

TSL 505 — Pedagogical Grammar of English for TESOL - 3 credits
TSL 517 — Literacy Development for English Language Learners - 3 credits
TSL 518 — Content-Based Instruction for English Language Learners - 3 credits
TSL 521 — Assessment for English Language Learners - 3 credits

Capstone Requirement

Comprehensive Examination: Students enroll in 30 credits of coursework, including all core courses. Upon completion of coursework, they must pass a comprehensive examination.